Rheinischer Verein of Milwaukee

​​​​Current Events

All events are subject to change due to the COVID19. If we cancel an event or meeting, it is for the best interest of our members and the community. 

Please stay safe.


  • Continental Showcase with Bob Ziebenbein on Joy 1340am
    • First Saturday of the month. Rheinischer Verein has a radio spot from 1:45–2:00 p.m. Let your friends know and enjoy some nice music!


  • Board Meeting:
    • Sunday, October 18th at 1pm at the Bavarian Bierhaus - also available on Zoom. Contact Curt for information
    • Sunday, November 15th at 1pm at the Bavarian Bierhaus
  • ​General Meeting:  
    • Sunday, October 18th at 2pm at the Bavarian Bierhaus - also available on Zoom. Contact Curt for more information. 
    • Sunday, October 18th following General meeting will be our Annual Meeting. Also available on Zoom. Contact Curt for more information. 
    • Sunday, November 15th at 2pm at the Bavarian Bierhaus

Our Events:

  • November 11 ~ Opening of Karneval Season 
    • Come join us in celebration of the opening of Karneval! 
    • Location: Kegel's Inn
    • ​More details to come on where to celebrate with us!
  • Maskenball
    • Tentatively on February 13
    • Bring your Schatzi out on a date night to dress up and celebrate the spirit of Karneval.
  • Kameradschaft Evening
    • We would like to get together with everyone once things settle down. In the meantime, call a friend in the club to check-in and say h, it could just brighten their day and yours!

Events below in Red are canceled. 

Events in Green below have changed the date with the new date listed.

Other German Culture Events​​​​​​​​​​

  • Spielmanzug Milwaukee Crowning/Opening
    • ​​Saturday, November 7th
    • Location: Schwabenhof
    • More information to come!
  • Chicago Rheinischer Verein Opening of Karneval
    • ​Saturday, November 11th
    • Location: Chicago Hofbrauhaus
    • More information to come!
  • Holiday Folk Fair
    • ​Friday - Sunday, November 20-22
    • Location: State Fair Park
    • Come out and celebrate the different cultures that make this nation great. Try some new food, and maybe even learn a new dance!
  • Minnesota Spielmannzug Crowning
    • ​Saturday, November 21st
    • More details to come!
  • Krampusnacht
    • ​Saturday, December 5th
    • If you are good, there is nothing to be worried about...were you good? Otherwise, be prepared for Krampus to come knocking on your door!
    • More details to come!
  • Muller Bummel Tour
    • ​Saturday, January 9th, 2021 
    • Somehow the Muller's always seem to find a way out un-supervised. Come watch as they are let loose on the town and perform several centuries-old tradition. 
  • GAMGA 2021
    • Thursday, January 14, 2021, through Sunday, January 17, 2021
    • Canceled this year and we hope everyone stays safe and healthy.
  • Chicago Rheinischer Verein Grand Maskenball
    • ​Saturday, February 13th, 2021
    • More details to come
  • Chicago Reheinischer Verein Rosenmontag
    • ​Monday, February 15th, 2021
    • More details to come.
  • Germanfest 40th Year Celebration
    • ​Location: Summerfest Grounds
    • Friday, July 23, 2021, 3pm to Midnight
    • Saturday, July 24, 2021, Noon to Midnight
    • Sunday, July 25, 2020, Noon to 9pm
    • Contact a member to see how to volunteer at one of our many locations throughout the grounds! Sell beer, help with electric, chill in the culture tent, or go backstage and meet the bands!
  • New York Stueben Day Parade
    • ​​Saturday, September 18, 2021